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    A good HIFI pc build

    I agree, IMHO I'm not sure one would be able to notice an improvement with a linear supply for you computer. Using either optic or usb is about transmitting digital information and it isn't related to the "quality" of current going through your computer circuit ; a bit is bit... Moreover, a...
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    Mac OS X Music Players - alternatives to iTunes

    Remote Desktop or implementing your own api to remotely control Audirvana are the only ways in standalone mode since Audirvana itself doesn't have any server module to be accessed through network. A good alternative for Mac to iTunes+Audirvana in order to have a remote access to your music...
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    Static sound with headphones ? Soundcard issue or headset

    A external soundcard integrates a DAC. A USB DAC has one global purpose (creating the analog signal from a digital one) and may include features like a SPDIF interface or a headphones amplifier. An external soundcard has usually these features and also ADC features (digitalizing an analog signal...
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    Static sound with headphones ? Soundcard issue or headset

      Totally agree with that, there is no workaround for that problematic, except if you'd like to get your computer appart and try to put a Faraday cage around the audio components ;)
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    Foobar2k doesn't see my shared drive

    IMHO If you have trouble listening music from your Oppo even when your hard drive if plugged on it without using Ipad app, I'm afraid you're stucked waiting for a firmware update to solve the problem. If you don't experiment such a trouble, but only when using Ipad app it may either comes from...
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    Foobar2k doesn't see my shared drive

    Humm, do you know if anyone else have been experimented the same trouble with the oppo ? Oh btw, i'm not sure if I got exactly how you play your music so please tell me if I'm wrong Laptop/Ipad : control the remote hard disk & the Oppo through network (access the hard disk, control the...
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    Basic way to stream Spotify to my stereo?

    Jamcast, a music server for Windows will let you do that. It's not free but not that expensive. You can get a trial to test it. It will be easily recognized by your Oppo as a DNLA device.
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    Foobar2k doesn't see my shared drive

    Oh I forgot about your Oppo's setting to check : In the Settings menu go to the network setup :    - My Network should be ON 
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    Foobar2k doesn't see my shared drive

    About the System Restore problem on Win. 7, go to support.microsoft.com/kb/2709289 You'll find the hotfix to download and the whole procedure to fix the problem definitively.   For Foobar using your Oppo through UPnP : The issue can either comme from Foobar/Win7 or your Oppo itself (or...
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    Foobar2k doesn't see my shared drive

    I bet you're running on Windows 7  Don't worry, no big deal here... This error is well known, and has been considered not to be hazardous for your data.   So First of all try this workaround :  1 On Windows, launch the "System Restore" app. AS ADMINISTRATOR (you can find it with the search...
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    Static sound with headphones ? Soundcard issue or headset

    Wierd that you notice it only at low level, it's usually the opposite... Have you tried to disconnect everything on your laptop (any usb/hdmi/power... cable/devices), shutting down the microphone & line in, turning off the WiFi/Bt and listen to it again ? (Care to the mic, a lot of card make...
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    Foobar2k doesn't see my shared drive

    Are you able to access your shared network drive directly from the explorer of your laptop ? Try to access your shared drive directly by its address ("\\My-Computer\My-Disk") If not, according to the error, you'll have to check both the access policies and the right management policies from...
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    Mac OS X Music Players - alternatives to iTunes

    Increasing allocated RAM is useful when you need to store temporary a large amount of computed data ready to be consume in another computation cycle. In our case, we're dealing with piece of data (tracks), which have to be loaded in RAM, treated to be ready to be sent to audio interface, and...
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